HCS#2 HB 94 & 185 -- TUITION GRANTS (Cunningham, 145)
COMMITTEE OF ORIGIN: Veterans
This substitute allows the children and the spouse of a soldier
who is killed in action after September 11, 2001, or who becomes
80% disabled as the result of an injury sustained in combat
action after September 11, 2001, to receive an educational grant
for tuition at a public or private college or university in
Missouri. The tuition grant cannot exceed that which is charged
a resident by the University of Missouri-Columbia. The veteran
must have been a Missouri resident at the time of death or the
injury in order for his or her survivors to receive this grant.
In addition to the full cost of tuition, the grant includes
$2,000 per semester for room and board and the actual cost of
books up to $500 per semester.
Children are eligible to receive the scholarship until age 25.
Spouses are eligible until age 45. No eligible student will
receive a grant for more than 100% of tuition when combined with
similar funds given to the student.
The provisions of the substitute will expire six years from the
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93rd General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Last Updated August 25, 2005 at 1:18 pm